Federal and provincial authorities expect no major disruptions in the supply of essential food items.
Businesses seem optimistic partially because of the country’s performance since the outbreak of the pandemic early this year.
The value of extractable mineral wealth of Reko Diq alone is estimated to run into billions of dollars.
The govt and the private sector are in perfect denial and not yet ready to even acknowledge the existence of a grave possibility.
Pakistanis want the future leader to be more compassionate in the current trying times of the pandemic-induced global recession.
Despite the squeeze on family income in a sagging economy, the market is witnessing a spike in consumer demand.
Nobel in economics is awarded mostly to economists from top Western universities.
The trust deficit between the media and the corporate sector is said to be a reason for scant coverage of boardroom discussions.
"Politicians must not let politics take precedence over the economy," says businessman.
Pakistan ranked 134th on the Global SDG Index this year, down from 130th in 2019.
Relevant statistics on inequality have not been updated since 2015-16.
The anti-encroachment drive in Karachi is a cruel exercise in futility.
There is no point in fanning the anxieties in the civil service ranks over the issue of pensions.
Pakistan managed to post 5.8pc growth in exports in July on a year-on-year basis after recording an annual drop of 54pc in April.
About 3-5pc of big businesses in Pakistan did manage to make adjustments to ride through the tough phase comparatively unscathed.
The size of related economic activities is Rs100bn-110bn this year, down by 50pc from a year ago.
Independent experts found the assumption that the Chinese prefer a particular political party in Pakistan baseless.
Government employees earn on average about 49pc more than their counterparts in the private sector.
Dip in leisure travelling, overseas education spending, suspension of khaipia business leaves market operators with few options.
"The government is perceived as an alien entity when it turns a blind eye to people’s compelling problems".